Event Details for SCHOOLS GET READY TO ROCK THE 2018 HIGH SCHOOL BAND SLAM:
- Date/s: - 05/03/2018 - 08/03/2018
- Times: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- Location: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
- City: Cape Town
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Dates Monday, 5 to Thursday, 8 March
Final Friday, 9 March
Between Monday 5 and Thursday 8 March, 12 Peninsula High Schools will go head-to-head in the 2018 High School Band Slam at the V&A Waterfront’s Amphitheatre from 6pm.
The audience can expect to hear a wide range of music genres and instruments including drums, pianos, guitars and saxophones.
The shortlist of schools includes Bridge Town, Paral Vallei, Parklands College, Settlers High, Bishops, Elsies River, Wynberg Girls, Alexander Stinton, Rustenberg and Bergvliet
At stake is musical equipment from event partners, the V&A Waterfront and Mars Music worth R20 000. An additional R5 000 will be awarded to the school that demonstrates they have the best crowd participation.
Each school band will be scored by a panel of industry experts according to three categories.
Musicality includes song arrangements, technical proficiency, artistic ability, originality and interpretation. For presentation the judges will be look at performance attitude, stage dominance, confidence and rapport. For patronage, schools will need to show they have support, crowd participation, school spirit and enthusiasm.